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What is your favorite album cover?

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Linkin Park Living Things Album Cover!

Very cool!!

onrust (author)  AldonStewart1 year ago
gret choice

great*

Thanks :D
onrust (author) 1 year ago
nice
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Awesome!

kewl

Where did you find this awesome cover?! lel

Call me a nerd, but I like the 'Information Society Live: It is Useless to Resist Us' cover and their 'Synthesizer' cover.

queer13 years ago
Rush - Moving Pictures has always been a fascinating cover for me...
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onrust (author)  queer13 years ago
EPIC...... and thank you
queer1 onrust8 months ago

welcome

onrust (author) 1 year ago
the prince of darkness
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Ogt921 year ago
"The ultimate sin" by ozzy
onrust (author)  Ogt921 year ago
I wonder if the lady on the cover is modeled after his wife?
mine are these
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onrust (author)  Anime and The Beatles1 year ago
Great albums. Thanks
Since I really only own Tom Petty and David Bowie records and they aren't very flashy, I'm going to go with my favorite record that would come into the used bookstore from time to time. :D

Love it.


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that's scary as hell, looks like something out of village of the damned!
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onrust (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Seriously...... I fell off my chair! We may have to start voting.
ilpug onrust2 years ago
This is just amazing... I think this needs some spoofing.
onrust (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
Dang....There are almost 30,000 results for this song on youtube! I didn't mean to clown on this.......... but I do keep looking at the hair like a bad car accident
Hahaha, clown away. I especially like how two of them look dead on like teenage boys in drag. :D
onrust (author)  jessyratfink2 years ago
CONGRATULATIONS! This cover comes up as #4 on a Google image search for "funny album covers all times" :)
Hmmm all three could pass for boys in drag LOL
My own picture..

which is very perfect on cover photo.
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onrust (author)  dancingbeer11 year ago
Um, vanity is a sin.....lol
I don't think "she" is saying that is a picture of her. At least, the profile says she's a she :-)
onrust (author)  Goodhart1 year ago
I was just clowning around....but is this an album....or a teen throb CD cover????
onrust (author)  onrust1 year ago
Of course it make no difference, I was just curious.
Well of course, I could be mistaken with the SHE designation too, since the Avatar is a stock photo of Evan Rachel Wood
Well, first the words on the shirt are "mirror image" so the picture IS being taken from a mirror; secondly a Google image search got me nothing on the picture as either an album cover or anywhere else on the web.
Goodhart2 years ago
Hmmm, not sure about this one either, especially since I am NOT a big Brittany Spears fan.....but here is a link to the cover.....
onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
screw the link. thats awesome!
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Thats disturbing
onrust (author)  monsterlego1 year ago
It's all about record sales.
First up is Frank Zappa's Overnight Sensation. (References to every song on the album - note the slime oozing out of the TV set)

After that, anything by Roger Dean in the Yes era. He has a couple books, I have two of them.
onrust (author)  AnubisAndIsis1 year ago
Joe's garage is simply bad ass and I have seen the "Album Cover Album". Great stuff and thanks
Goodhart3 years ago
I still like the old ELP album covers:

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onrust (author)  Goodhart3 years ago
Track 3 up there. Still..... you turn me on. MAN, is that a killer song!
Goodhart onrust3 years ago
Yes, one of Lake's love songs from the Brain Salad Surgery album:

Although I do like their adaptations of some classical works:  "Toccata",  "Fanfare for the Common Man" (used at the Olympics one year), 

I did like their Works and Tarkus albums also  (Pictures at an Exhibition, is one of my favorite pieces). 
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We can no long embed a video here?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P1RE5v_8FU
onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
http://youtu.be/2TACC1z7hcA
Goodhart onrust2 years ago
Cool !
onrust (author) 2 years ago
These guys are total clowns :)
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CrLz2 years ago
I always wanted to make a T-Shirt from Taj Mahal's "Mo' Roots" Album cover. Sort of reminds me of Santana's "Abraxas" album. Very 70's style.
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onrust (author)  CrLz2 years ago
nice pick, thanks
iceng3 years ago
I like these 3
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Is that supposed to be a dinosaur eye ? The reflection looks like a band in front of a large audience! Am I close ? What album is this from ? Thanks.
rodrigo y gabriala

onrust (author)  iceng2 years ago
MAN, is that a hot video! Thanks dude.
onrust (author)  onrust2 years ago
its not hard to watch video after video!
onrust (author)  triumphman2 years ago
Good call! I never noticed the audience. So, its a reptile backstage & possibly peeping through the curtain? who is that iceng?
onrust (author)  iceng3 years ago
My dad had that Rust Never Sleeps. Every time I flipped through his albums I'd see that cover and wonder what that meant. Thanks for the post.
ilpug onrust2 years ago
Can't argue with Rust Never Sleeps. that is the coolest concert video... Freaking Jawas....
onrust (author) 2 years ago
I found these 2 on a google search. I guess they struck my fancy.
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gmoon2 years ago
Maybe Carlos Santana's Abraxas, or Roxy Music's Country Life (any Roxy cover, actually)...

nsfw.

Let's throw in Zappa's Weasels Ripped my Flesh, too.
onrust (author)  gmoon2 years ago
Great picks man. This Roxi Music was one of my original pics but I only posted a link due to content......look what I found! lol
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gmoon onrust2 years ago
Thanks--that edited Roxy cover might pique some curiosity ;-).

I miss real album covers. Practically, culturally, spiritually. And I miss Frank, too. (raising it up, waxing it down).
onrust (author)  gmoon2 years ago
OMFG.....I just stole back an old cd player from my boy and if there wasn't a copy of Strictly Commercial in it and my rechargeable batteries. Im on a hot rats and willy the pimp kick as of late.
gmoon onrust2 years ago
I actually did LOL at that... What the old saying? "the apple doesn't fall far from the tree..."

:-)
Goodhart2 years ago
Ok, I was just poking about a bit and came across THIS freak of nature LOL
onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
wow
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Goodhart onrust2 years ago
Get a load of those legs....LOL Built in stilts LOL
SpagoPizza2 years ago
Michael Jackson - Dangerous
Goodhart2 years ago
I rather like this one too:


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onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
Yes, this was an instant classic! great pick
Goodhart onrust2 years ago
ok, without looking at the original, can you tell me what I "edited out" ? >:-D
onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
I thought the kid had "junk" .....nice work
Goodhart onrust2 years ago
ah yep :-) I thought it best to remove....pretty good for a quick use of paint, eh? :-)
ilpug Goodhart2 years ago
Oh no, you neutered the Nirvana baby!

I saw an interview with the grown up kid, he said "It's weird that so many people have seen me naked, I feel like some kinda porn star or something."
onrust (author)  ilpug2 years ago
so he should have no problem being a porn star.....?
ilpug onrust2 years ago
Probably not. I don't think too many people would have a problem with that.
onrust (author)  ilpug2 years ago
no, people would "tune in" for "it"......get it.....lol
ilpug onrust2 years ago
Cringe

Yeah, they would.
Goodhart ilpug2 years ago
Let's say it is folded out of sight :-)
onrust (author) 2 years ago
I don't even know where to go with this one!
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Oh dear.... o_0
onrust (author) 2 years ago
So, this name was in the news this morning.......... and what do you know, a worthy contender! lmao
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onrust (author) 2 years ago
The Steve Miller Band " LET YOUR HAIR DOWN"
I guess i found a new hobby @ the library! :)
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Goodhart onrust2 years ago
Hmmmm, hair/hare today, gone tomorrow...
onrust (author)  Goodhart2 years ago
lol
Cyclone17642 years ago
gnr's The Spagetti incident? is the strangest but best (iron maidin are goood too)
onrust (author)  Cyclone17642 years ago
I didn't see this coming...lol
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I cant post a pic but damo and ivors cover is funny if you know about the whole north side south side dublin thing (north (ivor) are posh but south (damo) arent) its just a sterotype but its still funny
onrust (author)  Cyclone17642 years ago
They do look funny as all get.....thanks :)
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onrust (author)  onrust2 years ago
while looking up the word "choons", I found these crack up slip covers. Thanks Cyclone!
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choons is just tunes spelt badly ;)
onrust (author)  Cyclone17642 years ago
Ive been talking with the guy who did the chimp & turntables...... he has some cool custom stuff on photobucket....... I'd like him to post some of it
whats chimp & turntables? It sounds kinda familar but I can't think of where I heard it
onrust (author)  Cyclone17642 years ago
I don't know. If you magnify the image there is some info there. I found it on a google image search for "choons"
HMice2 years ago
Owl city beach:
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HMice HMice2 years ago
I think its dubai. :$
onrust (author)  HMice2 years ago
Yes (i think) it is. The have made lots of islands there in the UAI. sweet pick!
pluse2 years ago
YAHOO!!!
I'm personally a fan of anything that Roger and Martyn Dean did for Yes, Asia and the like. I love the otherworldly feel.
onrust (author)  Master Beorn2 years ago
Good call man. If u get a chance check out their "Album Cover Album"
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iceng onrust2 years ago
Like water dragons
onrust (author) 2 years ago
I guess I have WAY TO MANY favorites...... Donavon Frankenreiter "Pass It Around"
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SpagoPizza2 years ago
Michael Jackson - Dangerous
onrust (author)  SpagoPizza2 years ago
Very busy to the eyes. Great pick, Thanks!
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delightlink2 years ago
I like photogrpahy about nature art and humanity art
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onrust (author)  delightlink2 years ago
That is a great photo. Did u take it?
Aron3132 years ago
Van Halen Fair Warning!!!!!!
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blkhawk Aron3132 years ago
The art in the album was made by a psychiatric patient where he drew some traumatic events of his life.
onrust (author)  blkhawk2 years ago
WOW! Thats pretty heavy. I hope he got a cut!
akon552 years ago
i like Pink Floyds
Pink Floyds "wish you were here" is a pretty cool cover
(sorry, but posting an image on this computer takes half an hour!)
onrust (author)  AussieAnglerGal2 years ago
An epic classic! BUT......did u know there was 2? I found the second on google images....I had no clue. I assume you are referring to the men shaking hands and then I find the other set of hands. Was this the cover for the single? That is awesome & I thank you!
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funny enough onrust, the album i own has both of those on it!
the front cover had the men shaking hands on it but the back had the other one on it, but just at the bottom..almost like a company logo
although my album is not just the single 'wish you were' here but also about four other songs so I'm not sure! perhaps the hands are the singles "image".......

or even perhaps one was the original album cover but they changed it after some time?..


i love circa survives' juturna and on letting go
good music and the best layout. whew!
onrust (author)  meetscottewart012 years ago
Now that's a pick! Thanks Scott. This means a lot to many people. Have you seen the tattoos on google images? This must be powerful stuff. "letting go"...... now that's a hard call!
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I have so many album cover....
onrust (author)  custondesign2 years ago
C'mon and pick a few.
Fleet Foxes has some interesting album covers. I like hand-drawn, conceptual art most especially...
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onrust (author)  Analogue-Chick2 years ago
Thanks! I'm sold on a new sound.
onrust (author)  Analogue-Chick2 years ago
Simply delicious stuff. Love it........I think i need to hear it :)
Hisart3 years ago

Jethro Tull's Broadsword
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onrust (author)  Hisart3 years ago
Oh my! I even thought I was a fan. Never saw that. Love the swell and the foot on the frame....... AWESOME!
onrust (author)  onrust3 years ago
THEN, I looked it up and dug the hell out of each head of Mr. Anderson. Now I wonder what the script around the border says....... SERIOUSLY
Hisart onrust3 years ago

The four heads are the band members.

Here is a larger version you can see and it was released April 10, 1982.

The script is runic symbols are from the Cirth rune system used by J.R.R. Tolkien in The Lord of the Rings . They are the opening lyrics to Broadsword :

I see a dark sail on the horizon, set under a black cloud that hides the sun. Bring me my broadsword and clear understanding. Bring me my cross of gold as a talisman.

Enjoy!
fiting Hisart2 years ago
http://sant-master-rostov.ru/catalog/fiting-dlya-metalloplastikovyh-trub
я думаю эти соединительные муфты куда лучше
monsterlego3 years ago
"Running with scissors" no doubt.
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Dangerous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
hehe.
onrust (author)  monsterlego3 years ago
OMG, he is such a clown. Thanks for sharing.
Aron3132 years ago
Too the right if you look at it from a distance. It looks like a man with a hood on. The fist is the eye!!
lemonie3 years ago
It reminds me of what it is; very metal.

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kosto4ka-853 years ago
Assai Other Banks.
onrust (author)  kosto4ka-853 years ago
I did a Google image search.... and no luck. Could you post a photo?
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onrust (author)  kosto4ka-853 years ago
Hey, that's really cool. Thanks
AYM3 years ago
whooppwhoop
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onrust (author)  AYM3 years ago
Now that's interesting. My first guess was ICP but Google proved me wrong with Twiztid. That's some hard hitting stuff . Thanks
monsterlego3 years ago
Chuck Norris can tuna fish.
onrust (author)  monsterlego3 years ago
Walker would tuna trout, Braddock would tuna koi, but old Chuck is looking for work!
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onrust (author)  onrust3 years ago
Since I found soooooo many funny Chuck Norris photos, I posted a forum topic on him.
Where!?
onrust (author)  monsterlego3 years ago
random fun. or you can click to it from my page
I only see 2 pics.
ilpug3 years ago
The cover of Holy Diver by Dio is my number one, Although Ten Thousand Fists by Disturbed is up there.
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hey do i see me in there?
It is possible. There is a guy who looks a lot like me in there, I should go look at the poster and find him again.
onrust (author)  ilpug3 years ago
Great covers. Thanks for adding them.
ilpug onrust3 years ago
I could easily think of many more, but those are the top two so far. Iron Maiden's a matter of life and death is pretty amazing though.
onrust (author)  ilpug3 years ago
Man, those Iron Maiden covers are all tough!
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ilpug onrust3 years ago
Definitely.
onrust (author)  ilpug3 years ago
I've been singing Holy Diver in my head since you posted this!
emilysoccer3 years ago
Very nice posting here, I like it.


You forgot to add your usual spam link - FAIL.
onrust (author)  Kiteman3 years ago
Thanks for making it twice as annoying
Kiteman onrust3 years ago
You're welcome!
Goodhart3 years ago
onrust (author)  Goodhart3 years ago
That's a hardcore Armadillo.
Goodhart onrust3 years ago
:-) and probably a few years before your time LOL
onrust (author)  Goodhart3 years ago
Emerson Lake & Palmer is some solid noise!
Goodhart onrust3 years ago
a progressive band, Emerson being the "classical" oriented one of the group.
onrust (author) 3 years ago
I have to add another. I even had to ask my Mum who this was. All I remember is, this cat put all the instruments he could play in front of his tour bus...... and shot his album cover.
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onrust (author) 3 years ago
Supertramp, Breakfast In America take second for me. Due to the fact that my very life was threatened for playing it, or any of my Pop's LPs, it holds 2nd strictly for personal reasons. The inside cover is cool as well.
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onrust (author) 3 years ago
Pantera's Vulgar Display of Power takes a strong 3rd. The fact that I don't even like Pantera, is no matter at all. This cat was a serious Pantera fan who took a staggering (quite literally) amount of blows to the head for this photo.
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onrust (author) 3 years ago
At a powerful 4th.....Roxy Music, Country Life....... http://www.qwiki.com/q/#!/Country_Life_(Roxy_Music_album)................ Is it not a little obvious? I dare not post it here. C'mon I was a kid!
onrust (author) 3 years ago
Frank Zappa, HOT RATS comes in at #5. I was scared of this till high school. Then I played it out!
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